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    Clarence Page on Ferguson Riots

    Clarence Page talked about developments in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, and how events related back to the recommendations and…

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    Attorney General Holder in Ferguson, Missouri

    Attorney General Eric Holder talked to people in Drake’s Place restaurant in Ferguson, Missouri. He was there to meet with law enforcement officials and community leaders…

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    Role of Police in Civil Disturbances

    Eugene O’Donnell, a former New York City police officer, talked about the role state and local authorities play in domestic riots like those in Ferguson, Missouri. He also…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should President Obama go to Ferguson, Missouri?”

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    Book Discussion on The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins

    Brenda Stevenson talked about her book, The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots, in which she looks at the 1991 killing of a 15-year-old…

    322 views
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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer comments on the state of race relations in 2014.

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    Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting and Protests

    Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to protests following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson,…

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    Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting and Protests

    Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) and the commander of the highway patrol provided an update following a police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and subsequent protests. State…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on the question, “What is the best way for the nation to move forward in light of the ongoing violence in Ferguson,…

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    Ferguson, Missouri Police Shooting and Protests

    Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) spoke to reporters and answered questions about the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and subsequent protests in the St. Louis suburb. Unarmed 18…

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    Open Phones on Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

    Telephone lines, including a line reserved for residents of Missouri, were open for viewer responses to a question about the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson,…

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    Iraq Strategy and Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

    President Obama made a statement on the latest developments in Iraq. He lauded progress in Iraq, but added that U.S. air strikes would continue where needed. He also spoke about…

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    Open Phones

    Eric Tucker spoke by phone about the Department of Justice’s plan to investigate the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Phone lines were…

    483 views
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    1963 Interview with Malcolm X

    Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was interviewed by sociology graduate student Herman Blake and professor John Leggett. Malcolm X argued against racial integration and discussed the…

    1,735 views
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    In Depth with Peniel Joseph

    Author and historian Peniel Joseph talked about his life and career. He also responded to viewers' calls, Facebook comments, electronic mails, and tweets on topics such as rewriting…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 1963 16th St. Baptist Church bombing. On September 15, 1963, shortly after the…

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    White House Daily Briefing on George Zimmerman Verdict

    During the regular briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about President Obama’s statement about the not-guilty verdict in the Florida trial of…

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    Integration of the University of Mississippi

    In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused a major confrontation between the Kennedy…

    460 views
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    Book Discussion on Snow-Storm in August

    Jefferson Morley, Washington correspondent for Salon recounts the first race riot in Washington, D.C. in August 1835. The riotswere followed by two criminaltrialstried by the City’s…

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    Race Relations and Reconciliation

    John Franklin and Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, discussed race relations and paths towards race reconciliation in the U.S.

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